Safety Articles

Facility managers are often charged with health and safety responsibilities, including fire safety and alarm systems, OSHA inspections, ergonomics, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, and much more.

Web Exclusive: Maintaining Hazcom Compliance

Many facility managers are turning to solutions with a low environmental impact to achieve HazCom Standard compliance including the electronic management of... ...Read More...

Federal Agency Expands Emergency Notification

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is extending its use of an alert service across its main campus in Bethesda, MD and to NIH facilities in the Washington metropolitan area and around the country.... ...Read More...

New Product Flash: SpanGuard Safety Barrier From Rite-Hite Corporation

This visual barrier separates and defines large work areas, long walkways, interior loading docks, or protect openings in the... ...Read More...

OSHA To Hold Informal Public Hearing On Crane And Derrick Standards In Construction

Participants who intend to present testimony must notify OSHA in writing by February 13,... ...Read More...

U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA revises its Voluntary Protection Programs

The VPP will now provide new options for construction contractors and other employers who may have employees at various... ...Read More...

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA revises its Voluntary Protection Programs

The VPP will now provide new options for construction contractors and other employers who may have employees at various... ...Read More...

Tyson Foods Pleads Guilty to OSHA Violation That Led to Worker Death

Settlement resolves court case from October 2003, which involved a Tyson maintenance employee who was overcome with hydrogen sulfide gas while repairing a leak from a hydrolyzer and later... ...Read More...

New OSHA Walkthrough Training Programs Available

The NSC is introducing two new versions of the OSHA Walkthrough for Industry training... ...Read More...

Neglecting Workplace Safety During Business Downturs Could Be Costly

ASSE cautions employers against cutting back on workplace safety in time of economic difficulty.... ...Read More...

OSHA Issues Final Rule On PPE

The final rule on Clarification of Employers' Duty to Provide Personal Protective Equipment and Train Each Employee was published in the Federal Register on December 12,... ...Read More...